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Term Governor's races

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Sticker, Bumper -

This is a bumper sticker for Mary Louise Foust's campaign for Kentucky governor. On both the left and right, there is a blue rectangle with three whit stars; in the middle of the sticker is a red rectangle with white letters which read "For Governor - Vote / FOUST" and underneath that it reads "HONESTY" then features a whit star then reads "INTEGRITY"

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Larry Hopkins in 1991. The button has a dark blue background with yellow lettering that reads "HOPKINS/ For/ GOVERNOR". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back of the button.

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Sticker, Bumper -

This is from either the 1991 or 1995 gubernatorial campaign of Larry Forgy. It is a white bumper sticker with blue stars across the top right. The text "Forgy / Governor" is printed in blue and red.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Brereton Jones in 1991. The button has white background with dark blue lettering that reads "JONES/ '91". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back.

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Sticker, Bumper -

This bumper sticker is printed on a white background with blue and red rectangles taking up the majority of the sticker's face. The blue rectangle takes up roughly 2/3 of the sticker and has the words "JONES [space] PATTON" printed in white. In the space between the words is a red 5-pointed star, that is "shadowed" in black. The red rectangle sits below the blue and takes up roughly 1/3 of the sticker. It has on it, again printed in white, the words "DEMOCRATS FOR KENTUCKY." In the lower right corner is a union printing label, also printed in white. It says, "GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION / GCIU / UNION LABEL / INTERNATIONAL UNION." To the left of this label is a small, white "R" in a circle, and to

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Pencil -

This is a wood and graphite pencil for the gubernatorial campaign of Floyd Poore in 1991. The pencil is unsharpened and has hexagonal sides, painted medium blue with white lettering that reads "DR. FLOYD G. POORE/ He Will Cut Your Taxes/ Governor 91' ". There is a gold metal eraser holder attached to the end with an unused rubber eraser.

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Button, Political -

This is a Floyd G. Poore campaign button from 1991. The button is made with a celluloid process and has a royal blue background. The inscription "Dr. Poore for Governor" is printed in white at top. The button features a black & white picture of Mr. Poore in the center. There is a red banner along the bottom with "FGP in '91" printed on it in white.

Image of File, Nail - Emery Board, Alma Waddell

File, Nail - Emery Board, Alma Waddell

This is an emery board for the political campaign of Alma Waddell for Kentucky Secretary of State in 1987. The emery board is tan on the rough side and white on the buff side. There is dark blue lettering on the buff side that reads "Elect Alma Waddell/ Secretary of State/ Paid for by the Committee to/ Elect Alma Waddell Secretary of State,/ Rudean Adams, Treasurer".

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Harvey Sloane in 1979. The button has a white background with dark blue lettering across the top that reads "WOMEN'S ROUNDTABLE". There is dark blue lettering in the center that reads "FOR GOVERNOR/ Sloane" with a red stripe above and below. There is a safety pin closure attached to the back.

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Button, Political -

This is a political campaign button for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Louie B. Nunn who ran in the 1967 Kentucky Governor's race. It uses a celluloid process with a white background. The words are imprinted in blue lettering with "INAUGURATION" across the top, followed by "WE WON / WITH / NUNN / DEC. 12, 1967" which is also in blue. There is a metal stick pin affixed to the back of the button.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process political button for the gubernatorial campaign of Wallace Wilkinson in 1987. The button bears a color photograph of the candidate and his wife, Martha Wilkinson, holding raised hands in front of a political campaign poster for Wilkinson. The tinplate backing has "BADGE-A-MINIT / LASALLE, / ILL 61301" pressed into it. The button has a safety pin closure.

Image of Banner - Banner, Log Cabin

Banner - Banner, Log Cabin

This banner depicts a log cabin with stone chimney that has an animal hide tacked to it. The cabin also has a nine pane window on the near side and a shake roof. The structure has a door and windows on the front. Original sketch done in red pencil or chalk.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid process metal political button for the gubernatorial campaign of John Harper in 1987. The button has a white background with dark blue lettering that reads "HARPER" and red lettering that reads "GOVERNOR". There is a safety pin closure attached to the back.

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File, Nail -

This is an emery board for the gubernatorial campaign of Wallace Wilkinson in 1987. The board is cardboard and has a tan rough grit side and a buff side that is red, white and blue with black lettering that reads "Elect/ WILKINSON '87/ FOR GOVERNOR/ DEMOCRAT".

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Button, Political -

This is a stamped tin tab button that says "McBrayer" in green letters on a yellow background. There is a small shamrock under the "c". It was made using the lithographic process.

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Button, Political -

This is a circular celluloid type political inauguration button made for Edwin P. Morrow and Thruston Ballard's 1919 gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial inauguration. It has a black background with black and white portraits of Morrow and Ballard in the center. Above and below the portraits reads, "GOVERNOR AND LIEUT. GOVERNOR/INAUGURATION 1919", in white print. It has a paper backing located on the back with a manufacturing label that reads, "WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO./BUTTONS,/BADGES,/NOVELTIES/AND SIGNS/NEWARK, N.J.", in black print. There is also a union label printed on the paper backing. It has a stickpin located on the back.

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Button, Political -

This is a rectangular political tab pin, made by lithographic process, for Louie B. Nunn's 1967 gubernatorial campaign. It has an orange background with an outline of Kentucky in black across the center. Inside the outline of Kentucky is the name "NUNN" in black print. There is a union label located on the tab and a hole punched through the center.

Image of Sticker, Bumper - Bumper Sticker, Todd Hollenbach

Sticker, Bumper - Bumper Sticker, Todd Hollenbach

This bumper sticker has a black background with white and green text. In white at the top left is printed "TODD." Underneath, in green, is "HOLLENBACH." Lastly, underneath this is "For Governor" in white. All text is slanted diagonally up and to the right. A small white union printing label with black numeral "512" sits in the lower right corner.

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Sticker, Bumper -

This is a bumper sticker from the 1967 governor's election. It has an orange background with black lettering and details. There is an image of the state of Kentucky in black with the following text which reads " VOTE FOR LOUIE NUNN/GOVERNOR '67."

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Sticker, Bumper -

This bumper sticker is black with orange lettering with the text "WARD."